JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Trails at the new Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge officially open to the public this weekend in Jefferson County.
CBS4 reported last week, one trail head is already open.READ MORE: Mountain Lions Thwart Planned Relocation Of Bighorn Sheep
The superfund site has been off limits for years. It was once a government facility to build parts for nuclear weapons during the Cold War.READ MORE: Kaiser Permanente Sets Out To Add Thousands More To Vaccinated List
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Officials say the land is clean and safe for hikers and bikers to enjoy.